India reports first death linked to omicron coronavirus variant

India on Wednesday reported its first COVID-19 death linked to the fast-spreading omicron variant in the western state of Rajasthan, a federal health ministry official said.

Published : 5 Jan 2022, 08:14 AM
Updated : 5 Jan 2022, 08:14 AM

Omicron cases in the country have now risen to 2,135, the official told a small group of reporters in New Delhi.

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